- Our list of the best things to do in Damariscotta, Maine, features the top 175 nearby activities — including 102 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Damariscotta, ME has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Water Activities.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Damariscotta, ME , followed by 164 popular activities in nearby cities, including Boothbay Harbor, Rockland, Brunswick, Augusta, Bath, Rockport, Boothbay, Camden, New Harbor, Wiscasset, Owls Head, Topsham, Phippsburg, Monhegan, Port Clyde, Gardiner, Georgetown and Rangeley
Led by a captain with many years of experience, Lobster Boat Tour w/ Captain Clive Farrin is a popular event among local fishing enthusiasts. Visitors commonly enjoy learning about the local area while fishing for the lobsters.
From sightseeing trips to fishing excursions, Balmy Days Cruise organizes trips to the harbor's historical sites and landmarks. The company also offers a lighthouse tour that includes a scenic boat ride and an island hike.
A central water tank with 850 gallons of water filed with sharks and skates, a touch tank with different species of invertebrates, and many other things to see and to do await the entire family at the Maine State Aquarium.
For nearly a hundred years now, the Monhegan Boat Line has been providing ferry services from the mainland to Monhegan Island. Aside from this daily shuttle services, they also provide lighthouse cruise, nature cruise, sunset cruise and puffin cruise.
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Built in 1821, the Burnt Island Light Station is a lighthouse that is on the National Register of Historic Places. The station is now home to a living history museum that is run by the State Department of Marine Resources.